Worship Services

Each week our pastor posts a teaser about the sermon for the coming Sunday.

Check out his recent posts.

  • Thank You! Thank You!I once enjoyed mowing the church lawn for two reasons: (1) for a whole hour no one would bother me, and (2) at the end of that hour I could look back at the neatly trimmed lawn and think: “I did that.” Of course if I though for a moment or two about cutting the lawn ...
  • Risky Business Risky BusinessFor it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. — Matthew 25:14-15 (NRSV) The Greek word from which the English word ‘talent’ derives was a large silver coin worth the ...
  • Preparations PreparationsHow much is enough? I have gone spelunking, exploring a cave where few people have gone before, where there are no paths, no handrails, and no lights. On such explorations our guide expected each participant to carry not merely their own flashlight, but also a backup. One flashlight should be sufficient, especially if it has reasonably ...
  • Who Are They? Who Are They?I still remember the year when I lit candles for my parents on All Saints Sunday. My father had died a few years earlier and several months had passed since my mother’s death. I was fine until I picked up two candles from the basket, clutching them close together as I lit them simultaneously and ...
  • Loving God How do you love God? Words are nice, but actions speak much louder. When our children were little we would hang what ever art work they brought home from school in a place of honor. The front of the refrigerator always held the most recent treasure they brought home and select others would find other places of ...